Iowa coaches push Matt Nelson to ‘get a little more Nate Meier in you’

IOWA CITY — Matt Nelson has six inches and 30 pounds on former Iowa defensive end Nate Meier. But Meier’s motor is legendary around the Hawkeye football complex, and defensive line coach Reese Morgan often invokes Meier’s name to get a rise out of Nelson. “Coach Morgan always says. ‘Get a little more Nate Meier in you,’” said Nelson, a sophomore from Cedar Rapids. “I’ve tried to...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
July 13, 2016

Iowa notes: 2012 memories, Nate Meier, crazy special teams

IOWA CITY — Tevaun Smith wore a different number and didn’t register a statistic the last time Iowa traveled to Indiana in 2012.The Hawkeyes lost to the Hoosiers 24-21 that rain-soaked, lightning-filled evening. It was one of five Iowa losses by six points or less in that dreadful 4-8 season, and the defeat at Indiana was perhaps the one that symbolized the entire season.Smith, then...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
November 03, 2015

Iowa DL features three 8-man football stars

Nathan Bazata, Drew Ott, and Nate Meier are all starting defensive lineman for the Iowa Hawkeyes but they also have something else even more unique in common.They all came from small town eight-man football schools. Ott is from Trumbull, Nebraska while Bazata hails from Howells, Nebraska and Meier is from Tabor, Iowa. Each player came to Iowa to prove as coming from 8-man ball creates...
Via FOX Sports
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 11 — DE Nate Meier

No. 11 . . . There are embeds all over football games if you watch closely enough. Last season, one of those was this kind of little fella at noseguard when Iowa went into its goal-line defense. At 6-2,
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
August 11, 2015

Iowa’s Meier packs a punch

IOWA CITY — By Big Ten standards, Iowa defensive end Nate Meier is short and light. In his match-up against Wisconsin tackle Rob Havenstein last November, Meier (6-foot-2, 252 pounds) gave up five inches and 77 pounds. But dimensions
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
April 17, 2015

Iowa football: Analyzing the defensive depth chart

Iowa football head coach Kirk Ferentz has released the preseason depth chart which doesn’t include too many surprises. Iowa football just recently released their preseason depth chart and while there aren’t too many surprises, it is worth taking a look at. A lot can change after August practices and probably more than one player will impress coaches enough to unseat someone ahead...
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

College Football News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Yardbarker Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Sports & Politics Intersect: Cuban forced to face culture of misogyny in Mavs front office

MLB breakout candidates for the 2018 season

The 'Let’s play QB roulette' quiz

NHL Weekender: Playoff races heat up as trade deadline looms

No one wants to jump with Dennis Smith Jr.

The 'Kawhi so serious?' quiz

Top MLB Cy Young candidates heading into 2018

25 best MLB players under 25

The 'Red Sox finally get their guy' quiz

MLB's top 10 first basemen for 2018

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker